“Threat to Democracy” Is The New Catch Phrase. Double It’s Impact With “Threat To Racist Democracy!” And You’ll Have A Winner!

SWMBO & I Have been marathon watching “Bones” lately (middle of season 5 right now) and I gotta tell ya, she’s more Vulcan than Mr. Spock. Bones, not SWMBO. Bones. Bones is more Vulcan than Spock. Nevermind.

See that “educated guess” for next Monday? First use of the “S” word this year. IF it happens, it’ll be unusually early for us. Not that it would make much difference to SWMBO and I since we’re “retired” and don’t have to get out in the Wx if we don’t want to. Still, We’ve lived in Western WaRshington so long that I prefer snow over rain any day. Cause rain over snow just makes slush and is a bigger mess; if you know what I mean.

Soooooo, went to the Doc today and got a shot in my left knee. Here 8 hours later than pain has mostly gone away until I get up and walk around a bit. Which he told me NOT to do for 24 hours. Been trying to adhere to his advice/mandate but DO have things to do. Who else is going to make the gingerbread cookies?

And my Blood Pressure was 210/120; which got him all excited. Made me promise to get my meds refilled TODAY and start taking them TODAY; Or Else!

Which all ruined Date Day. Not only wasn’t I able to go walk Home Depot and WinCo (since I was ordered NOT TO) but SWMBO also made the trip to the Naval Hospital Pharmacy and refilled my Rx for me. Guess she didn’t want to deal with the after effects of a brain blow out! But I do appreciate her doing that for me.

And she brought Pizza home with her so we’re going to finish out Season 5 of Bones and have Pizza for dinner. Cool!!

Very wet and windy out. Very. Power has flickered a couple of times.

Here it is Saturday: Went to bed at 2300 last night. Slept for a couple of hours. Woke up to pee. Stayed awake until 0500 or so when I managed to get a couple of hours of in-out-in-out sleep on the couch. I’m tired.

Replanted SWMBO’s roses. Kinda Sorta started my knee aching again.

Setting up that mini-Windows 10 PC I bought and haven’t even turned on in the last 3-4 months as a KODI server and attached it to the big TV in the living room. The Pi was lagging too much on the larger video files. Hate when the voices don’t match the lips movements. So far that PC is working good but slow to browse files. I’ll figure it out. Still need to buy a new NAS though.

Bought our close friends (family) in Utah a medium sized Freeze Dryer from Harvest Right. They took delivery yesterday! Less than a week! I was thinking (hoping?) it would arrive closer to Christmas. I’m pretty sure they’re going to enjoy having & using it. What’s even nicer is being in the position to do something like that no matter how fleeting it’s been. But, one does things for family when one can.

Oh, filled out my ballot last night and will drop it off at the drop-off (duh!) on our way in to town this afternoon. Pretty much a straight Republican ticket for me. Patty Murray is NOT going to drop off the face of the earth unless we help her.

The only things I saw on the ballots I didn’t like were a couple of new taxes passed by our legislators in Olympia that they didn’t get approval from we the people first before passing and implementing. So the votes were to repeal or continue these taxes. Repeal, of course. You want more of my money you need to ask first. Then live by the decision. Then live within your means.

Still, we keep thinking that we live in a REPUBLIC where the government actually works for us instead of ordering us around. Both sides. We really screwed up when we allowed Congress to pass and get their own raises.

But don’t get me started.


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I Keep All My Dad Jokes In A Dad-A-Base. Yeah, I Went There! #LGBFJB

One of my favorite movies growing up was “20 Million Miles To Earth,” and, indeed, it is still one of my favorites. However, as an Adult (Well, Older Child) when I watch the movie I have all kinds of questions. Like “Why would a Zoologist, seeing an unknown life form for the very first time, put it in a cage then go to bed for the night?” “WHY, when he finds if much larger the next morning does the Zoologist run off to town?” I’d have still been up from the previous evening studying the thing. No Zoologist worth his/her salt would let something like that out of his/her sight until the Gooberment dragged it out of his/her cold, dead, hands.

But that’s me.

Took SWMBO to Red Lobster for Date Day this past Friday. No, I don’t have to take her to an expensive place to impress her, but, I still like sometimes maybe impressing her. Mostly I just enjoy spending time together. We could eat at Taco Bell (and have) and it’d be just as good for me. So, $75 later we’re both full and ready for our trip to Costco.

Yeah, our “Date Day” is the “Been Married For 36 Years” Date Days. Dinner. Home Depot. WinCo. Home. Couple of episodes of Bones (Season 4 now). Bed. Damn Your Legs Are Cold Where’s The Fookin’ Heat Pad!?

Raised the 2-meter/440 antenna AB7I gave me to about 20 feet off the ground. Works pretty good. Thinking it’ll work better half-way up my tower.

Noticed the Democraps are already screaming about REPUBLICANS stealing the next election. If they’d stop and look in the mirror they’d probably realize that they handed the elections to us. I’m going to be doing my part to create a “red” wave the likes having never been seen before for the mid-term elections. Not looking forward to all the lawsuits challenging the elections though. Just gonna slow the inevitable down, y’all. Guess we’ll get to see who the “election deniers” really are.

Trying to make my chili from freeze-dried ingredients and am not impressed with the outcome so far. Almost tastes okay but watery. Weak. I may have to reconstitute some of my chili I made last year. Figure out the differences. Oh, making the chili for the Church Trunk-n-treat of something tonight. If I have to I’ll dump 10 cans of Nallie’s in a big pot … (And maybe even open the cans first.)

I ain’t proud.

Wx sucks. Been wet and windy. Going to get wetter. Maybe windier.

Reading that the Democraps are planning to finally “bring President Trump to justice” soon after the midterm elections but before the next Presidential election. Again? Y’all should realize that the more y’all go after President Trump the more you make people like me decide to vote for him even if he grew horns and a tail and smelled like sulfur all the time.

Can’t think of anything worse than Democrat’s “Justice.” Think I’d rather just give my balls to the Spanish Inquisition. If I could ever get them back from my ex’s lawyers.

Oh, the Chili Halloween thing went okay. At the end of the evening my pot was the “emptiest” of all the pots on the table save 1. So, it may not have been good, but it was eatable. And everyone that tried a freeze-dried milk dud liked them.

I tend to tune out anyone claiming “it’s the end of our Democracy.” Y’all need to go back to school. Or maybe they’re trying out the ol’ “if you say it loud enough long enough it becomes true” schtick. Which does seem to work with the weak minded. Which seems to be most American’s these days. Free-Range Tax Payers that we are.

Forgot to post this last night. Got busy with Ham Radio stuff and just sitting and talking with SWMBO. Welcome to November. Rain all week and Lowland snow is predicted anytime now. Morning walks are getting more fun what with the wind blowing up my poncho and all.


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